Apr 10, 2019
WATERVILLE, Maine – The Bowdoin College men's tennis team blanked Colby, 9-0, for its sixth straight win on Wednesday evening.
The fifth-ranked Polar Bears improve to 10-1 this season with the victory.
- The Polar Bears set the tone early with a trio of doubles wins.
- Grant Urken/Jerry Jiang (8-3) at #1 and Justin Patel/Oscar Yang (8-3) at #3 gave Bowdoin an early edge and Justin Wang/Evan Fortier completed the sweep at #2 with an 8-5 win.
- Five straight-set wins in singles action clinched the victory for Bowdoin, including sweeps by Urken, Jiang, Wang, Patel and Fortier. Yang won a 6-1, 4-6, 10-8 decision at #3 singles.
- The Polar Bears will hit the road for matches at Hamilton (Saturday, 11:00 a.m.) and Amherst (Sunday, noon) this coming weekend.